Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

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The acclaimed social psychologist offers an insider’s look at his research and groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity. Claude M. Steele, who has been called “one of the few great social psychologists,” offers a vivid first-person account of the research that supports his groundbreaking conclusions on stereotypes and identity. He sheds new light on American social phenomena from racial and gender gaps in test scores to the belief in the superior athletic prowess of black men, and lays out a plan for mitigating these “stereotype threats” and reshaping American identities.
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About the author

Claude Steele is the provost of Columbia University. He is the author of numerous published articles and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Education, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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W. W. Norton & Company
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Published on
Apr 4, 2011
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Pages
242
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ISBN
9780393341485
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Language
English
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Genres
Psychology / Social Psychology
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Social Science / Sociology / General
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